United States trustee
United States trustee
An officer of the Justice Department responsible for supervising the administration of bankruptcy cases, estates, and trustees, monitoring plans and disclosure statements, monitoring creditors' committees, monitoring fee applications, and performing other statutory duties. (BankruptcyAction.com)

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United States Trustee
The Office of the United States Trustee is an arm of the U.S. Department of Justice charged with administering the bankruptcy trustee program and monitoring the financial reporting in Chapter 11 cases. The U.S. Trustee has the right to appear and be heard in any bankruptcy proceeding and is often thought of as a "watchdog." The U.S. Trustee appoints the official committee of unsecured creditors in Chapter 11 cases.

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